22 January 2018

How to open a bottle of wine

Delivering an elegant and sophisticated wine service for guests is crucial to the success of any bar or restaurant.

The first step to enjoying an elegant glass of wine is opening the bottle, and there are almost as any ways to do so as there are types of wine. Whether you have a specialty corkscrew or a simple shoe, wine bottles are easy to open and can be done with just about anything.   ...

25 December 2017

Happy Holiday Season

It is time to share love and joy with your beloved once.

Christmas around the World is simply an amazing discovery of traditions and celebrations. It’s probably the most wonderful time of the year. For a couple of weeks every year the world takes on a magic glow, people seem merrier and even winter somehow feels cosy. Whether you’...

19 December 2017

Travels and winter experiences

Eager travelers are always thinking and planning their next great escape

Some travelers are enchanted by winter's first snowfall, while others are itching to escape the season's cold weather. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Why not make some travel choices and tick a few more boxes off your bucket list. French Polynesia: the idyl...

12 December 2017

SPA & Wellness to warm you up inside-outside

Exclusive environments, concepts and treatments to make you feel brand new.

Pleasurable wellbeing moments are more and more sought by the majority of people. After busy and stressful days a little me time at a nice SPA is an ideal occasion for relaxing and recharging your batteries. Whatever you want from a wellness complex, the perfect Spa experience must exceed...

07 December 2017

December on Lake Como

A surprising month to enjoy this vibrant destination.

Everyone dreams of visiting Italy during summer. If you’re among the rare breed of tourist who actually prefers traveling in the off-season, then let me tell you about December in Italy. It’s actually not as “off” an off-season as you might think, but it’s got som...

01 December 2017

Sweet Xmas Temptation

The Panettone, by Elnava De Rosa Pastry-Chef of CastaDiva Resort & Spa

Panettone is an Italian type of sweet bread loaf originally from Milan prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year in Western, Southern Europe and Southeastern as well as in Latin America, the Horn of Africa, and to a lesser extent in former French, Spanish and Portuguese colonies. We are...